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Vatican City: the world’s smallest state and monarchy

Vatican City State is the world’s smallest state, located entirely within the Italian capital, Rome. Covering 0.17 square miles (121 acres), Vatican City also has the smallest population of any country in the world, at roughly 800 inhabitants. The Vatican is one of the most unique countries in that it is an elective ecclesiastical monarchy, with the Head of the Catholic Church, His Holiness…
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The Crown to extend to six seasons

Netflix will run a sixth and final season of its hit show, The Crown, announcing the news on Thursday after the show’s creator, Peter Morgan, changed his mind about ending it with a fifth season. The popular Netflix show has followed the reign of Queen Elizabeth II for…
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'The Crown' to end after its fifth season

Its been several years of family drama and monarchy mayhem. Now, the Netflix series “The Crown” is set to come to a close after five seasons. The news was confirmed in a tweet on Friday. The announcement stating that Imelda Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth II for the fifth and final season. Staunton said in a statement: “I have loved watching ‘The Crown&#8217…
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Prince Harry's friend & former partner Cressida Bonas is engaged to be married

Prince Harry’s friend and former partner, Cressida Bonas, is engaged to be married. Miss Bonas is to marry her longterm boyfriend Harry David Wentworth-Stanley. Stephen Lock / i-Images The 30-year-old model and actress was introduced to Prince Harry by Princess Eugenie back in May 2012. They were in a relationship for a couple of years, before greeing to seperate in…
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How Royal Families are Adapting to the Digital Age

The digital transformations which have swept across the entire world would have appeared all but impossible only a few decades in the past. This is to say nothing about how those who lived during the Victorian Era would view our current methods of digital communication.
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The History of The Royals at Ascot

As Royal Ascot approaches, horse racing fans begin to anticipate the winners and losers of the event. But one of the main features of Royal Ascot is, of course, the attendance of the Queen and members of the Royal family. As the name suggests, this competition has a rich royal history, but it’s only actually called Royal Ascot when the Queen attends – here’s how Ascot’s heritage ties in…
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